Patron Foundation, an organization focused on advancing the wine and hospitality industries, announces the inaugural Cabernet Classic. This immersive experience brings together Master Sommeliers, wine aficionados, industry experts, and world-class wineries in celebration of Cabernet Sauvignon, the region’s most renown varietal. Attendees can expect more than 20 expert-led tastings; 100s of world-class wines, including rare award-winning wines; gourmet dining experiences; and more - all nestled under the hills of Napa Valley vineyards. In honor of the event, $25,000 will be donated to the SommFoundation to help support and enable scholarships for the country’s next generation of winemakers, Master Sommeliers, and wine experts. Cabernet Classic will take place at The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, California from Thursday, Aug. 19 through Saturday, Aug. 21.The Meritage Resort and Spa hosted the inaugural Chardonnay Classic in May of 2021 and boasted attendance from premier Chardonnay winemakers and experts. The weekend-long event attracted hundreds of attendees from across the United States. The Meritage Resort & Spa hosts several experiential weekends yearlong, including Moondance Napa, a wellness focused event. The resort is well positioned to host a dynamic weekend in Napa Valley with its grand Lawn, Vineyard decks, Food & Wine Center and Estate Caves, all conveniently accessible on their 40 acres. Tickets start at $700 for day passes and $2,000 for weekend passes. Guests can also purchase passes for just the Grand Tasting where they will be able to experience 30 of the weekend’s wines and meet with the winemakers. Tickets for the Grand Tasting are $300 per person. Event tickets can be booked at cabernetclassic.com. Accommodations can be booked directly on The Meritage Resort and Spa website, with rates starting at $249.